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E[lizabeth?] Temple to R. G. Temple Esq., 1831?
George C. Pile to Col. W. H. Watson. ALS, 3p., Original digital object name: bei-m535m, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Ellys A. Stephens, Esqr. to Stephen Walcott Esqr. } Lease of a plantation in the Island of Barbadoes. [and] Miss Elizth. Walcott to Ellys A. Stephen Esq. } Surrender. (docket title)
Stationer's engraving erased from initial letter."This Indenture... Between Ellys Anderson Stephens... and Stephen Walcott... Whereas... Ellys Anderson Stephens... is tenant for life... of... Byde Mill House..." signed "Ellys A Stephens" with seal; "Stephen Walcott" with seal.Three pages of affidavits; schedule of 102 slaves.With (on verso of second sheet): "Barbados To all to whom these presents shall come Elizabeth Walcott... Sendeth Greeting Whereas the within named Stephen Walcott departed this life... And Whereas... Elizabeth Walcott hath agreed with... Ellys Anderson Stephens for the surrender to him of all the Estate... which she... hath derived... of... the... Plantation..." dated 11 July 1831., Original digital object name: bei-m504, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Estimate of rum and duties for Jamaica, Barbados, Antigua,…
[estimate of rum and duties for Jamaica, Barbados, Antigua, St. Kitts, Nevis, and Martinique]Phillipps ms. 17094., Original digital object name: bei-m154, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Extract of a Letter From Mr. Grey Dat. 17th. June 99 (docket title)
"Abstract of a Letter from Mr. Grey Govr. of Barbados... His Majtys: Service will Suffer very much in all probability without having 2 or 3 men of Warr continually here..."--Captain Billingsley reported "in Chace of Kidd the Pyrate.", Original digital object name: bei-m032
Francis Ford Esquire to George Bristow Esquire } Release to Bar Entails of plantations in Barbadoes. (docket title)
"Sold by Philip Benn, Stationer, No. 28. Threadneedle Street: London. Deeds and Writings carefully Engross'd or Copied." engraved into initial letter "T"."This Indenture... Between Francis Ford late of the island of Barbados and George Bristow... Witnesseth that... Francis Ford Hath... sold... Ridge plantation... in... Barbadoes... Sear's plantation or Sear's Estate... Codrington's or Codringtons' plantation... Boutleys... The Below Rock or the Rock plantation... Pitteringo..." signed by Francis Ford.The land includes 404 acres of Ridge estate; 127 acres of Laird estate in St. Michael, St. Thomas, and St. George; 35 acres in St. George; 9 acres in St. Thomas from the estate of Samuel Osborne; 320 acres of Codrington's estate in St. Michael; 280 acres in the parish of Christchurch; 400 acres "formerly the estate of Wm. Haggard, otherwise called Pitteringo"; and 250 acres in St. Michael "formerly estate of Daniel Moore."with, on verso:"This Indenture... Between... George Bristow... and... Francis Ford... Witnesseth that... George Bristow... Hath... sold... unto... Francis Ford... All the within mentioned plantations...", Original digital object name: bei-m301, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
From Mr. Stede to The Committee (docket title)
First line: May it Please your: Lordships By the inclosed Coppy..., Stede, Edwyn, fl. 1679-1694."May it Please yor: Lordships By the inclosed Coppy... you will Please to observe what Papers were then Sent to yor: Lopps..." with ten signatures including Samuel Newton, Richard Howell, Henry Walrond, Thomas Wardall, John Beers, Edwyn Stede, John Walrond, Benjamin Knights., Original digital object name: bei-m019b
G. Laurie Pile to ?, 1890?
"Manpool" on notepaper printed "Capron House, Midhurst, Sussex", 1p. in pencil., Original digital object name: bei-m535hh, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Genealogical information and chart
to "My dear Papa and Mamma" AL, 4p., unsigned, unfinished., Original digital object name: bei-m535h, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Governor Walker to His Grace The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos Submits Address from Assembly enquiring whether application had been made for a First Class Engineer... (docket title)
Richard Grenville, Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, is Colonial Secretary (1867-1868)., Original digital object name: bei-m598b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Grant agt. Singlton } 18th June 1766 Reced from M Daling (docket title)
"Barbados Be it known to all... true Copys of an Information Exhibited in the Court of Vice Admiralty... by Francis Grant Esquire Commander of His Majesty's Ship Greyhound who as well etc Prossecuted for Condemnation Of a Certain Ship or Vessell called the Patient Mary... by him Seized in Carlisle Bay... and of the Claim... made of the said Ship... and of the Proceedings... and of the final Decree... are true Copies...", Original digital object name: bei-m170, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Hall, Charles, fl. 1767. Barbados, 25 Sept. 1767. ALS to Hugh...
Hall, Charles, fl. 1767., Original digital object name: bei-m185b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Hampton Cour, 11 July 1837. ALS To the Editor of the United Service...
"Sir-- There is a good old wholesome rule which every public journalist ought to bear in mind and that is 'suum cuique tribuene' and I have no hesitation in saying that it is by the firmness by which you Sir, have adhered to this Rule that the 'United Service Journal' has obtained its just celebrity and its powerfull influence with the Public..." signed "Andrew Halliday."Discusses his role in reinstating improved fresh meat rations to the soldier after its reduction by the Comptrollers to save money; comments on the building of the General Hospital at Barbados; a good, meaty letter on military medical and sanitary practices in the West Indies from a practical and experienced standpoint.Pencil note at top of page, overwriting Halliday: "We beg leave to append the following letter..."; pencil note at left margin: "USJ. Augst- Berjois -- to be appended-- to the article headed "the West Indies".Halliday wrote The West Indies: the natural and physical history..., London, 1837, number 830 in this catalogue., Original digital object name: bei-m558, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Income derived under Marriage Settlement Funds settled by...
[Weekes family accounts]The Weekes family owned the Mangrove estate in Barbados., Original digital object name: bei-m535aa, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Jepson, John, fl. 1759
Jepson, John, fl. 1759."Dear Sir I rec'd. your Company Letter... please Send to Mr. Faneuil In Boston..." signed "John Jepson", Original digital object name: bei-m136b, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.
Latter to Blathwayt, 5:th Dec: 1682 From Mr. Witham 4 1/2 p cent (docket title)
First line: Sr. It was very pleasing to me to receive... [first line], "Sr. It was very pleasing to me to receive... and had been ye more... any Comande, which... I doe esteem... in which I doe with..." regarding the history of revenue collection in Barbados.Sir John Witham was Deputy Governor at Barbados 1680-85 for Sir Richard Dutton., Signed, Original digital object name: bei-m021
Letter to Arthur Sparke, Barbadoes, 15 July 1654.
First line: Brother, after my love unto you presented..., Original digital object name: bei-m004b
Letter to Arthur Sparke, Barbados, 13 May 1654.
First line: After[?] my love and dew respecte unto you presented and to..., Original digital object name: bei-m004a
Letter to Arthur Sparke, Jamaica, 24 Jan. 1659.
First line: Both my love and Best Respectes unto you..., Original digital object name: bei-m004c
Letter to Arthur Sparke, Jamaica, 6 Aug. 1660.
First line: And Ever Lovinge Brother. Theise ffew lynes are only..., Has had a bad trip--deplores the market--cannot get sugar at 4d. per pound--introduces Mr. Nicholas Sparke--Jamaica needs relief badly from England--has sent his mother a coconut by John Dudley--also sends an earring with pearls and a cake of chocolate--asks for brandy--longs to return to England but cannot get goods for passage as brother Gabriel has sold what he was given and "makes himsealf drunkard llaughing stocke to all the Country..."--in short, is very unhappy.There are Sparke family papers (54 documents), including letters of Arthur and Charles, in the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society--see Handler 152-153., Original digital object name: bei-m004d

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